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Welcome to the CIF/IFC National Electronic Lectures

The CIF/IFC offers an interactive electronic lecture series. The lectures run for approximately one hour on Wednesdays beginning at 1:30 pm Eastern and feature experts and practitioners from across Canada. The agenda for upcoming sessions can be found below. All sessions are recorded and can be accessed by CIF members after logging in.

How To Participate Online


The electronic lectures are free, easy to access, and user-friendly.

To register, simply contact the eLecture Coordinator at:


Please indicate your name, preferred email address, and session of interest. Once registered, an email will be sent out to you providing the participation instructions.

Participation requires a computer with reliable internet access. If you will not have access to internet at the time of the lecture, please contact us so we can provide you with the presentation file to follow along.

Continuing Education Credits

Several Provincial RPF and RFT organizations have evaluated the lecture series for their continuing education programs. The CIF also has a voluntary continuing education credit system that you can earn credits for through the lecture series.

If you would like more information please don't hesitate to contact our team at electures@cif-ifc.org.

Organizations are welcome to contact us to discuss the possibility of a themed lecture series or for sponsorship opportunities.

Open Access Lectures

By special request of sponsoring organizations, special lectures have been made open access.

Click here to view the list.

Invasive Species: Research, Management, and Opportunities

Mountain Pine Beetle: Is Ontario at Risk?David Nisbet05/31/2017
Top Five Forest Plant Invaders and Actions to Combat ThemKellie Sherman05/24/2017
How Ontario’s New Invasive Species Act Can Help Manage Invasive Forest PestsJeremy Downe and Barry Cooke05/17/2017
Development of a Classical Biological Control Program for Emerald Ash Borer in CanadaKrista Ryall05/10/2017
Firewood Movement within Canada: A Pathway and Gap AnalysisJennifer Gagné05/03/2017
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